Patterns of synthetic cannabinoid use in Australia.

  title={Patterns of synthetic cannabinoid use in Australia.},
  author={Monica J. Barratt and Vince Cakic and Simon Lenton},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  volume={32 2},
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS To assess the demographic profile, use patterns, market characteristics, reasons for first use and self-reported harms associated with use of synthetic cannabinoids in Australia. DESIGN AND METHODS An online questionnaire was administered to a purposive sample of 316 Australian synthetic cannabinoid users [96% cannabis users, 77% male, median age 27 years, interquartile range (IQR) 23-34] who self-reported demographic and drug use characteristics. RESULTS The median… CONTINUE READING
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